Battlefield 3 to Have First Premium Double XP Event

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Battlefield 3: Premium has promised a lot of things in its infancy. One of those things that they promised were premium only special events like double XP weekends. Today we get news that the very first event is going to take place this weekend. This follows last weekends double XP event that was open to everyone onwhat was more than likely a tease to get more people to purchase the Battlefield 3: Premium.

To get this double XP weekend all you have to do is go to the in game store and purchase the premium package. Then go download "Close Quarters" and enjoy the chaos that Battlefield 3 is becoming. Make sure that if you do decide to purchase Premium that you do it through the in game store and not the PSN store. There have been several reports of people having to pay twice for the DLC when bought through the store.

Need the who, what, where, when, and why? Here is all the info you need directly from the official Battlefield Blog?:

Who: Exclusive to Premium members only
Formats: All
Servers: Any ranked
Game modes: Any
Maps: Any (Base game, Back to Karkand, and Close Quarters)
What: Double everything
When: See table below

PDT timings (Los Angeles)
Event starts Saturday 23, 07:01
Event ends Monday 25, 06:59

Full time schedule
Double XP event timings
Click the link above for full reference of the starting time in a number of cities (this time converter does not support one minute intervals, so is four minutes off)

Or you could just look at this handy list for starting times in a number of great cities around the world. The event ends after 48 hours.

Event start times
Los Angeles – June 23 – 00:01:00
Stockholm – June 23 – 09:01:00
Paris – June 23 – 09:01:00
New York – June 23 – 03:01:00
Tokyo – June 23 – 16:01:00
Moscow – June 23 – 11:01:00

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